Turnagain Elementary



Turnagain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Turnagain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 64
2 67
3 66
4 60
5 52
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Turnagain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anchorage, AK in the Anchorage School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Turnagain Elementary is the 58th largest public school in Alaska and the 29,826th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,826th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 58th out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 200th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 26th out of 380

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Turnagain Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 217
(51%)
15,055
(48%)
 Male 205
(49%)
16,176
(52%)

Turnagain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 206
(49%)
13,271
(42%)
 Two or More 80
(19%)
5,011
(16%)
 American Indian 34
(8%)
2,750
(9%)
 Asian 34
(8%)
3,039
(10%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
3,598
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 20
(5%)
1,802
(6%)
 Black 18
(4%)
1,760
(6%)

Turnagain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 249
(59%)
16,603
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(32%)
13,621
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(9%)
1,007
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 302 ranked schools in Alaska, Turnagain Elementary is ranked 85th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Turnagain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Turnagain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 387
2007 327
2008 399
2009 446
2010 459
2011 467
2012 431
2013 451
2014 435
2015 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.5
2007 12.5
2008 14.8
2009 16.2
2010 14.8
2011 16.8
2012 15
2013 15
2014 15.2
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34104046242775
2006 0.36434108527132
2007 0.47400611620795
2008 0.37593984962406
2009 0.33856502242152
2010 0.35947712418301
2011 0.41541755888651
2012 0.47563805104408
2013 0.52328159645233
2014 0.45747126436782
2015 0.40995260663507

Compare Turnagain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.0%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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